UN Recognition and Determination Always Arrives Late at the Party
I know you might find this a bit hard to believe but António Guterres, the UN secretary general, has just warned of rising seas that threaten almost a billion people to “a mass exodus of entire populations on a biblical scale.”
Well my god, Tony, who knew?
Actually, everyone who has been paying the slightest attention to global climate changes over the past forty years knew. Really? I must have missed that. I was distracted lately by the news OF A McDonald’s new “Mr. Crispy” ad, welcoming a pizza to their burger menu, that gathered some flack from appearing too near a crematorium in Cornwall.
Quite fun, that.
And then there’s the ongoing tragedy of the earthquake in Turkey and Syria, a bit of flack about some Chinese spy balloon over America and that dreadful, everlasting sort-of-almost-war in the Ukraine—a bit close to Russia, if I’m not wrong. Throw in a SuperBowl, a nationwide vigil every two or three days for mass shootings (this latest at Michigan State University, my alma mater). It…